/Tag:canine skin cancer

Ways to Classify the Types of Dog Skin Cancer Tumors

By |

Epithelial tumors are those that develop and involve the glands in the skin (sebaceous glands), the skin particularly, and even the follicles in the hair.

There are also tumors that seem to be round or globular when examined closely. These are called round cell tumors, and are microscopic. Examples of these types of tumors would be […]

Why Early Detection is Important in Dog Skin Cancer

By |

Dog Skin Cancer is one of the most prevalent types of tumor formation in dogs. Some 70-80% of these tumors can be considered benign or non-threatening, however the remaining 20-30% are malignant. This is why it is important to be able to detect the signs of dog skin cancer early. When you are able to […]

Grades and Stages of Dog Skin Cancer Explained

By |

There are many articles on cancer readily available, but not all of them are forgiving when using unfamiliar medical jargon. What is Stage II cancer? What is Grade II cancer? In this article, you will find out what all these terminologies mean.

The seriousness of skin cancer is indicated by its “grade”. Consequently, this means that […]

The Causes of Dog Skin Cancer, Part 1: Environmental Carcinogens

By |

Why do dogs develop skin cancer? There are a variety of reasons to answer this question.

Tumor formation is primarily due to abnormalities, mutations or defects in the way cells grow. Another contributor to these irregularities are what we call risk factors. These risk factors can come from the environment (like carcinogens), or they could also […]

How to Tell If Dog Skin Cancer is Malignant or Benign

By |

Malignant or Benign Canine Skin Cancer?
This article will discuss the symptoms and diagnosis of mast cell tumors in dogs. Skin cancers can resemble benign tumors.  A biopsy should be performed on any lump or bump that is questionable.
Definition of Dog Skin Cancers
Skin cancers are inclusive of Mast Cell Tumors (MCTs), which are common in older […]

Load More Posts